Dewitt  Dyer Jr.
Dewitt Dyer Jr.

February 9, 1950 - January 23, 2019
Born in Philadelphia
Resided in Philadelphia, PA


Dewitt Dyer Jr. was born February 8, 1950 to Dewitt Dyer Sr. and Naddie Dean-Dyer in Philadelphia, PA.
He was educated and graduated from Martha Washington Elementary School, Shoemaker Junior High School and Benjamin Franklin High School.
He worked many years in his parent’s grocery store. He loved working there. He was baptized at Mt. Olivet Tabernacle Baptist. He grew up in the church, assisting with the sound systems, church photographer in those days.
He worked in his parent’s laundromat, he loved working there. He attended May Tag school for repairing washing machines.
He loved life, he loved working, going to church, he loved his family and all his friends. He loved riding his bike on Lancaster Avenue to meet his friends. He loved all the nurses, doctors and technicians that took care of him at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital.
He leaves to cherish his memory; his oldest sister, Evangelist Flora Straughter (Victor Straughter), sister, Linda Marie Dyer Brown, brother, Garrick Dyer and sister, Gerald Dean Dyer; host of nieces, nephews, cousins, Chipquita, Marie Dyer, Donnell Kistow, Tamika Dyer, Anthony E. Straughter, Christine A. Straughter David and Branden E. Dyer; his friends back in the day, Carlton Smith, Danny Campbell, Marvin Satchell, William (eke) Braxton. Preceded in death by, sister, Willie Eva Dyer-Williams; brother, Nathaniel Dyer, Nephew, Leonard William, Parents Dewitt Dyer and Naddie Dean McCoy Dyer.

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Merion Memorial Park
Rock Hill Road & Bryn Mawr Avenue
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Saturday, April 27, 2019
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Philadelphia, PA US 19131
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Terry Funeral Home
1542 N. 56th Street
Philadelphia, PA US 19131
Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM